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8 07, 2024

Urban Forests in Every City: Visions of Connecting People to Trees

By |2024-07-08T12:56:56-04:00July 8th, 2024|Categories: Tree Campus USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Comments Off on Urban Forests in Every City: Visions of Connecting People to Trees

Guest Contributor: Ruby A. Olisemeka, Director of Urban Engagement, Westchester Land Trust Photos by John Zeiger What is a vision? It’s a thought or image that captivates the mind, demanding the use of our human creative capacity to bring it into existence. [...]

19 06, 2024

A Great Arbor Day Tree Planting for Mount Markham Central School District!

By |2024-06-14T14:12:30-04:00June 19th, 2024|Categories: Tree Campus USA, Tree Planting, Youth|Comments Off on A Great Arbor Day Tree Planting for Mount Markham Central School District!

Guest Contributor: Jessica Pyrda, District Forester, Oneida County Soil & Water Conservation District It was a pleasure working as a mentor with Eric Bugbee and Angela Martin, the TREE TEAM from the Mount Markham Central School District, and Arborist Terry Hawkridge on [...]

18 06, 2024

ACT Environmental Justice Training July 9th

By |2024-06-14T13:24:50-04:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: Advocacy, Environmental Justice, Training, Webinars & Online Workshops, Youth|Comments Off on ACT Environmental Justice Training July 9th

ACT’s next environmental justice training will be held on Tuesday, July 9 from 10:30am to 12:00pm Central Time. This month's session is titled Community Outreach Using Lessons from Public Health Communication and will be facilitated by Dr. Christine Carmichael of Fair Forests Consulting. In this 90-minute training, Alliance [...]

11 03, 2024

Young People Who Want to Change the World

By |2024-03-11T13:08:50-04:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Youth|Comments Off on Young People Who Want to Change the World

Contributing Writer: Aelwen Johnstone, Millennium Kids Youth Board Member Millennium Kids (MK), is an environmental youth organisation based in Australia. We have been championing youth empowerment and environmental advocacy since 1996, inspiring youth-led initiatives and leaving an indelible mark on the [...]

2 02, 2024

Could Your K-12 School Qualify for a 2024 NYSUFC Tree Campus Grant?

By |2024-02-02T12:55:49-05:00February 2nd, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, Grants, Tree Campus USA, Youth|Comments Off on Could Your K-12 School Qualify for a 2024 NYSUFC Tree Campus Grant?

New York State Urban Forestry Council (NYSUFC) invites your school to participate in an exciting new program: the TREE TEAM! The TREE TEAM is a collaboration between K-12 schools and tree professionals, with the goal of moving schools toward recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus [...]

2 01, 2024

Calling All Mentors!

By |2023-12-29T15:26:18-05:00January 2nd, 2024|Categories: Arbor Day, Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA, Volunteers, Youth|Comments Off on Calling All Mentors!

Would you like to make a difference in helping kids to grow up appreciating, valuing, and knowing something about trees? NYSUFC is currently enrolling mentors for a pilot grant program called the TREE TEAM, which has been initiated to help winning New York State schools move [...]

20 12, 2023

Students Join Harvard in Effort to Preserve Irvington Woods

By |2023-12-19T18:47:00-05:00December 20th, 2023|Categories: Forest Restoration, Natural Areas in the Urban Forest, Volunteers, Youth|Comments Off on Students Join Harvard in Effort to Preserve Irvington Woods

Contributing Writer: Marc Ferris, author of Star-Spangled Banner: The Unlikely Story of America's National Anthem (Johns Hopkins University Press); contributor, River Journal, Highlands Current, Chronogram and Albany Times Union. Reprinted from River Journal. Irvington Woods Park is a special place. Beyond being the [...]

21 07, 2023

EPA News

By |2023-07-25T14:52:28-04:00July 21st, 2023|Categories: Advocacy, Environmental Justice, Training, Youth|Comments Off on EPA News

EPA Invites Youth to Serve on Agency’s First-Ever National Environmental Youth Advisory Council The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the formal establishment of the agency’s first-ever National Environmental Youth Advisory Council (NEYAC). The NEYAC will provide independent advice and recommendations to Administrator Michael S. Regan on [...]

4 06, 2023

Village of Hempstead, Council Quick Start Grant, and a Swamp White Oak Planting Celebration

By |2023-06-04T13:29:37-04:00June 4th, 2023|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , |Comments Off on Village of Hempstead, Council Quick Start Grant, and a Swamp White Oak Planting Celebration

The Village of Hempstead Arbor Day Celebration took place on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Village of Hempstead Park, Denton Green located on James A. Garner Way in Hempstead, New York. The Arbor Day event provided community members and students an opportunity to become involved in [...]

28 02, 2023

Schenectady’s Dynamic Tree Planting Collaboration: 2022 Update

By |2023-02-28T14:52:03-05:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Environmental Justice, Funding, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Training, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Schenectady’s Dynamic Tree Planting Collaboration: 2022 Update

The excellent e-flyer that went out to Schenectady community members in advance of the summer 2022 tree planting. See also the earlier blog post: Schenectady Plants 50 Trees with New Collaborative Initiative In the summer of 2021, ReTree Schenectady, the City of Schenectady, Schenectady County, Community [...]

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